Most Popular Dying Mother Movies and TV Shows
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1. Suspiria (I) (2018)
R | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Votes: 45,315 | Gross: $2.47M
3. Life Itself (2018)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Votes: 11,209 | Gross: $4.10M
4. One Day (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance
After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Emma are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
Votes: 130,125 | Gross: $13.84M
5. Chronicle (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
Votes: 231,615 | Gross: $64.58M
6. The Good Son (1993)
R | 87 min | Drama, Thriller
A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle and befriends his cousin, a boy of the same age who begins showing increasing signs of violent and psychopathic behavior.
Votes: 34,258 | Gross: $44.59M
7. The Miracle Season (2018)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Sport
After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Votes: 3,661 | Gross: $10.23M
8. Other People (I) (2016)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother.
Votes: 7,997 | Gross: $0.09M
9. Mercy (IV) (2016)
TV-MA | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When four estranged brothers return home to say their last goodbye to their dying mother, Grace, hidden motivations reveal themselves.
12. I Want You (2012)
120 min | Drama, Romance
The sequel of Three Meters Above The Sky, starts with the return of H to his hometown where reconnecting with the past means struggle and also a new love.
13. Pieces of April (2003)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama
A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.
Votes: 19,444 | Gross: $2.53M
14. True Confessions (1981)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute.
Votes: 6,618 | Gross: $10.20M
15. The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.
17. Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (2017 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Guardians of the Galaxy discover an artifact of great power and must defend it from those who want to possess it while also deciding whether to use it themselves.
18. Sunshine (1973 TV Movie)
G | 121 min | Biography, Drama
A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.
19. The Bunker (2017)
107 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
30 odd years after your birth in a nuclear fallout shelter, you must find your way out alone amidst an ever escalating tide dangerous radiation.
20. Liebestraum (1991)
R | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
The successful writer and professor of architecture Nick Kaminsky returns from New York to Elderstown to visit his biological mother Lillian Anderson Munnsen that is terminal. Nick does not... See full summary »
Votes: 1,413 | Gross: $0.13M
22. Wild Side (2004)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
A transgender woman who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns - with her two male lovers in tow - to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Votes: 945 | Gross: $0.02M
23. Days of Darkness (2007)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Jean-Marc Leblanc (Labrèche), a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures.
24. Korczak (1990)
Unrated | 118 min | Biography, Drama, War
Account of the last days of life of the legendary Polish pedagogue Janusz Korczak and his heroic dedication to protecting Jewish orphans during the war. Jewish doctor Henryk Goldszmit, ... See full summary »
25. The Eye of the Storm (2011)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life - society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act as she chooses her time to die.
Votes: 1,453 | Gross: $0.08M
26. Mad Women (2015)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama
A mother of three daughters (one died at the age of three) commits a crime of conscience and becomes radicalized in prison; she turns into an idealist run amok, determined to change her ... See full summary »
28. Petrang kabayo (2010)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Peter Kasimsiman was once a submissive son to his parents. But losing his mother at a tender age, left him with an abusive father who only knew of tending to his carriage horse, Brown ... See full summary »
30. Mexican Bus Ride (1952)
74 min | Comedy
A newly-wed country boy receives the terrible news that his mother is dying, and takes a long and dangerous bus trip to the city to contact a notary for her last will and testament. Will he resist temptation and do the right thing?
33. Super Inday and the Golden Bibe (2010)
125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A fallen angel (John Lapus) and a tiyanak (Elijah Alejo) join forces to create a superhero whose good deeds will be the two creatures' ticket back to heaven. They have their eyes on Inday (... See full summary »
34. Maria My Love (2011)
TV-PG | 99 min | Drama
A young woman named Ana is struggling to deal with her mother's death and her father's mistakes. In an effort to feel better, she reconnects with her half-sister Grace, (Lauren Fales) and, ... See full summary »
35. Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)
72 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
While their mother is dying in the modern Gimli, Manitoba hospital, two young children are told a tale by their Icelandic grandmother about Einar the Lonely, his friend Gunnar, and the ... See full summary »
36. Ambulance (2005)
80 min | Drama, Thriller
"Ambulance" is a psychological thriller based on 3 rules: 1. The entire film must take place in only ONE LOCATION; an ambulance 2. The story must be in REAL TIME; a 80 minute ride 3. There must be only 4 CHARACTERS on the ride.
37. Heyday! (2006 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Fantasy
It's 1945, and 16-year-old Terry dreams of waiting tables at the Airlines Hotel in Gander, "Gateway to the World at War!". When his mother becomes ill and their house is quarantined, Terry conjures up the hotel world to keep his fears at bay, complete with a spy mystery and a romance with the vivacious Laurie Dwyer. But with a war outside and death upstairs, Terry must choose between boyhood ... See full summary »
39. Peas at 5:30 (2004)
111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A film director loses his sight in an accident and must learn to live without his eyes. He and the blind woman assigned to help him go on a funny and romantic adventure that will change both their lives.
41. 9 meter (2012)
Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Sport
The 16-year-old Daniel is a huge long jumping talent who constantly breaks his own records. For Daniel, breaking records is a way for him to keep his dying mother alive. She is in a coma, ... See full summary »
42. Sa'yo lamang (2010)
105 min | Drama
As the eldest sibling, Dianne Alvero (Bea Alonzo) acts as a mother to her family. After 10 years of absence, her father Franco (Christopher De Leon) returns to live with the family who ... See full summary »
43. Wagons Westward (1940)
Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Republic, in pre-production trade announcements, had John Wayne slated as the star of this film but cooler heads, once the script was read, realized that Wayne wasn't exactly the dual-role,... See full summary »
44. Viper in the Fist (2004)
100 min | Drama
Jean Rezeau and his elder brother were living happily in their family estate in Brittany, until the death of their grandmother. The return of their mother, a worthy descendant of fairytales... See full summary »
45. Free Fall (2009)
A look in the lives of three friends, Charles, Manu and Raphaël, living and working in a skydiving center. In their own way, they will struggle to deal with issues that life puts in their paths.
46. Loving (2012)
105 min | Drama, Romance
The relationship of a young successful couple expecting a baby is put to the test after the traumatic experience Maria has endured. Her husband Tomek wants to seek revenge but doesn't know who is to blame.
47. The Cow (1994)
86 min | Drama
Adam is a young farmer. As a child, fleeing the bleak reality of his mother's life as a prostitute, he tumbled from a mountain and was mentally injured. Years later, his mother is dying, so... See full summary »
50. Real Fiction (2008)
Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Zach, a gifted writer, devoted son, and life-partner to his boyfriend AJ, is as ambitious as he is impatient. Success in his business seems impossibly elusive after trying every avenue ... See full summary »